Cob Cottage Kansas
Passive solar south windows
Bamboo ceiling and "tree" window columns
Recycled marble counter, with forest view out windows
Custom cabinets and Dutch door with bamboo insets; earthen floor; desk area
Mermaid bas relief sculpture on bathroom wall, with candle niche below
Cottage from northeast, showing deck of recycled plastic boards, and curved clay tile roof.
Bathroom bottle-glass window has deep shelf below
Antique range is half wood-burning, half electric. On right is full Dutch door.
View of both houses from southwest.
Whirlpool tub with mosaic surrounds
Wall niche in main room, featuring amethyst crystals imbedded in plaster.
Bas relief Spirit of the north: buffalo
Land leading to cottage
Bas relief condor or eagle: Spirit of the East
Solar power system: Inverter and charge controller. Batteries are in box below this panel.
Bas relief on exterior west side: dolphin
Pillar between windows has turtle, representing Turtle Island, as North American is referred to in Native American cultures.
Bas relief on pillar between windows: Serpent, which is sacred in many cultures.
Both houses, from southeast showing tall area where prospective colored window will be created.
Straw bale house from west side.
Battery storage shed, with passive solar south window.
Grandmother tree, a sycamore, takes more than 3 people to reach around her.
Pond at the edge of the prairie. Stocked with catfish.
Pond in the woods, taken in winter.
Renewable energy sources: firewood with solar panels in background.
Tiles behind sink make wide window sill.
Rock garden beside cottage, with clothesline.